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But on the website for Ryan Incorporated Southern, headquartered in Florida (there are various divisions of Ryan and, yes, still from the company founded by his great-grandfather that's run by Ryan's cousins), it's a bit more explicit: "The Ryan workload from 1910 until the rural interstate Highway System was completed 60 years later, was mostly Highway construction.
His father’s death provided Ryan with Social Security benefits until his 18th birthday, which he saved to pay for his education at Miami University of Ohio.
Flipping burgers at McDonald’s, steering the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, slinging cheap margaritas, and toning abs and pecs. That’s about the extent of Rep. Paul Ryan’s private sector experience.
For all the talk about how the young vice-presidential prospect’s budget blueprint would pose a political risk to Mitt Romney, there’s been little mention about how his résumé would so glaringly clash with the message of the GOP nominee-in-waiting.
But as the Ryan-for-veep buzz grows louder some of his rivals are pointing out that it may seem discordant for Romney to choose someone whose adult work experience comes almost completely in the worlds of government and politics.
Originally posted by burntheships
What you need to know.
Spoken from the mouth of Democrats!
Erskine Bowles: Ryan budget is "sensible...honest, serious
www.youtube.com...#!edit on 14-8-2012 by burntheships because: (no reason given)
reply to post by yadda333
Another thing I don't understand is why people want to yell about class warfare when we bring up how much money Romney has. Look, Romney cannot understand the majority of Americans because of his wealth.
A rare survey of U.S. households, first performed in 2007 but repeated in 2009 in order to gauge the effects of the recession, reveals the median net worth of households fell from $125,000 in 2007 to $96,000 in 2009.
Originally posted by pajoly
That's so true. He called Ryan middle class because to him with at least 1/4 of a BILLION dollars, Ryan with only some $3-$7 million in assets is middle class. He simply can't conceive that the true norm for family wealth in America is less than $100k.